MAG Poetry Competition 2011 - search for new poems

About 44% of the participants in the 2011 poetry competition wished their poems to remain viewable on the website. Check these out here:

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FALLOUT 2nd November 1965 - 45 years on (after reading 'Held in the Light' by Anne Morrison Welsh about her family's journey to healing after her husband - Norman Morrison - set fire to himself in front of the Pentagon to protest the Vietnam War)

by Violet White

it was fatal

fatal

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it is like the flowers

by Violet White

it is like

collectingwild flowers
on the first day

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Fractured

by Vivien Hampshire

I am alone somewhere and lost, until
in darkness, like insistent autumn rain,
they drip
in chilled unmeasured doses,

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The Day You Went Away

by Vivien Hampshire

The train trickles away to cotton thread,
Your face a blur through dirty glass and tears,
As lost to me as thirty wasted years.

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